Salida School District No. R-32

627 Oak Street
Salida, CO 81201
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Salida School District No. R-32 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,312 students in Salida School District No. R-32. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
Public Schools in Salida School District No. R-32 have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Colorado public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CO)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,939 Schools
# Students
1,312 Students
880,585 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
53,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Salida School District No. R-32, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 178 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CO)
#12 out of 180 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Salida School District No. R-32, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Salida School District No. R-32 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
60%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Salida School District No. R-32 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Salida School District No. R-32 and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.35
0.61
# American Indian Students
7 Students
5,720 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
28,116 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
199 Students
305,656 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
35%
# Black Students
7 Students
40,168 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
1,038 Students
455,319 Students
% White Students
79%
52%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,567 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
43,153 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
66
30,884
# Students in K Grade:
85
61,531
# Students in 1st Grade:
83
59,964
# Students in 2nd Grade:
88
61,530
# Students in 3rd Grade:
91
61,294
# Students in 4th Grade:
83
62,059
# Students in 5th Grade:
101
63,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
84
64,472
# Students in 7th Grade:
99
66,826
# Students in 8th Grade:
113
68,888
# Students in 9th Grade:
111
71,759
# Students in 10th Grade:
99
69,031
# Students in 11th Grade:
110
67,423
# Students in 12th Grade:
99
71,623
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,054 is higher than the state median of $15,247. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,272 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CO)
Total Revenue
$21 MM
$13,426 MM
This chart display total revenue of Salida School District No. R-32 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$19 MM
$13,702 MM
This chart display total spending of Salida School District No. R-32 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,054
$15,247
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Salida School District No. R-32 and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,272
$15,560
This chart display average spending per public school student in Salida School District No. R-32 and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Salida School District No. R-32 Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Crest Academy
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
220 12th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 539-2977
Grades: 5-8
| 46 students
Rank: #22.
Longfellow Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
425 West 7th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5260
Grades: K-4
| 430 students
Rank: #33.
Salida High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
26 Jones Avenue
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 390 students
Rank: #44.
Horizons Exploratory Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 E 9th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5252
Grades: 9-12
| 29 students
Rank: #55.
Salida Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
520 Milford Street
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5300
Grades: 5-8
| 351 students
Rank: n/an/a
516 Teller Ave
Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-5237
Grades: PK
| 66 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Salida School District No. R-32?
Salida School District No. R-32 manages 6 public schools serving 1,312 students.
What is the rank of Salida School District No. R-32?
Salida School District No. R-32 is ranked #9 out of 178 school districts in Colorado (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Colorado school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Salida School District No. R-32?
79% of Salida School District No. R-32 students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Salida School District No. R-32?
Salida School District No. R-32 has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 17:1.
What is Salida School District No. R-32's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,272 is less than the state median of $15,560. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,312 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 85-89% (Top 20% in CO)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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